Water Sports in Grand County, CO
With more recreational water than any other region in Colorado, Grand County offers extensive opportunities for water sports. Whether you prefer boating on Colorado's largest natural lake or
kayaking or rafting the famous Colorado River, Grand County has it all. Don't just explore Colorado. Go Grand.
Is there anything better in summertime than boating on a mountain lake? If you ask us, the answer is "no, not really." Around here, it is the thing to do come May, June, July, August and September. While Colorado has dozens of great reservoirs and lakes to set sail on, few destinations offer so many choices in one place. To help you navigate our five mountain lakes, we've compiled a guide to boating…
Kayaking & Rafting
Nothing beats the heady rush of racing down a swiftly flowing river in a trusty rubber raft or kayak. And there's no better place to experience the powerful thrill of Colorado Whitewater than in Grand County –the birthplace of the mighty Colorado River. Whether you are an experienced rafter or first-time adventurer, you won't want to miss this exciting ride!
Home of the Colorado River headwaters and Colorado’s largest natural lake, Grand County has the most accessible water in Colorado to play in: swimming, boating, fishing, and even stand up paddle boarding—there’s almost no limit! Stand up paddle boards (SUP) offer a fun and relaxing way to play on the lakes of Grand County.
From Grand Lake to Wolford Mountain Reservoir to the Colorado River, Grand County, Colorado lakes and rivers are the most accessible in the state.
Find your dream hotel, camping spot or lodge and start planning outdoor excursions, dining and must-see stops for your Grand County itinerary.
Whether you’re seeking an adventure, a relaxing retreat or some family fun, we have all the inspiration you need to plan your trip to Grand County.